Fraud Is Down, But Not Out
- The twists and turns of fraud. Parker, Tammy // Telephony;11/5/96Supplement, Vol. 231 Issue 19, p18
Reports on the wireless industries' efforts in managing fraud and to cut losses in the United States. Annual losses of wireless industry in terms of fraud; Comments by Michael Guidry on the industry's losses; Two categories of fraud-fighting efforts; Prevention of cloning fraud; Use of...
- Turning corners. Boney, Karissa // Cellular Business;Dec97, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p26
Reports on the efforts of legislation and the wireless industry of United States in fighting fraud. Bill pushed by Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona to prevent telecommunication fraud; Rate of reduction of fraud in different carriers; Other areas of fraud that need attention.
- Prepaid faces new fraud risks. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;10/18/99, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p28
Focuses on the impact of subscription fraud on prepaid wireless businesses in the United States. Instances of prepaid fraud; Suggestions on fraud protection.
- Fraud more difficult to detect as industry advances. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;12/13/99, Vol. 18 Issue 50, p14
Focuses on fraud detection in the wireless communications industry. Industry success in fighting cloning; Forms of fraud in the industry; Factors contributing to the increasing difficulty of detecting fraud in the telecommunication sector.
- PCS Operators Find No Guarantee Against Theft. Waltner, Charles // Inter@ctive Week;09/28/98, Vol. 5 Issue 37, pI-11
Focuses on wireless service fraud. Information on Omnipoint Corporation which was a victim of the fraud; Value assigned to the criminal acts; Information on the Global Standard for Mobiles (GSM) digital standard which is the basis for the security system; Description of problems associated with...
- Unprecedented Fraud and Large Fines Highlight Compliance Requirements for Unified Communications. // Database & Network Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p26
The article highlights the compliance requirements for unified communications, unsupported fraud and fines in particular. To illustrate, an overview of cases related to topic is offered including company losses incurred of a rogue trader at French bank SociÃ©etÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale and the...
- .8% down, 3% to go. Boney, Karissa // Cellular Business;Dec97, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p6
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the decreasing claim of wireless fraud as seen in the percentage of the telecommunications industry's overall revenue stream in United States for the year 1996. Obstacles put up by carriers and vendors for cloners; Advice of the author to carriers in...
- Lawmakers propose to halt 'indiscriminate' sale of mobile lines. // Latin America Telecom;Dec2012, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p15
The article informs that legislative proposals on issues related to the use of wireless technology in criminal activities have approved by Special Committee of Public Safety Multiparty Congress in Peru.
- Hucksters on air. McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;6/6/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 23, p60
Warns that the fledgling wireless cable television industry has become fertile ground for scam artists. Number of crooked companies bilking investors out of millions of dollars each month; How they operate; Securities and Exchange Commission suit against Las Vegas-based Parkersburg Wireless.